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Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Nana Lutea'

More About Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Nana Lutea'

  • Dwarf, upright cultivar with vertical, irregular branching
  • Golden-yellow, fan-shaped sprays of thick, compact foliage
  • Older, inner foliage is a lighter green
  • Once established, it is extremely drought tolerant
  • Unique, focal point for a traditional oriental or zen style

Zone:

5

Height:

125-150 cm

Spread:

100-125 cm
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Golden Dwarf Hinoki Falsecypress Growing and Maintenance Tips

Globose, young plants develop into columnar uprights with little to no maintenance. This cultivar benefits from protection against the intense, summer sun, as the new growth is prone to sunburn. A great specimen for a rock garden.


Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Nana Lutea' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Evergreen
Evergreen
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Slow

Habit

Rounded
Dwarf
Upright
Pyramidal

Foliage Color

Green
Golden
Yellow

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Nana Lutea'

Abies nordmanniana 'Golden Spreader'

Abies nordmanniana 'Golden Spreader'

Golden Spreader Nordmann Fir

Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Verdoni'

Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Verdoni'

Hinoki Falsecypress